Sorry Folks, but I had to delete the audio files I had uploaded. They weren't OTR, or even old, but rather a recent reading by Bill Irwin and put out by Random House. It is therefore most likely NOT in public domain and I CERTAINLY had them mislabeled. A big thank you to the alert reviewer who pointed this out. I hope to figure out how to delete this entry so that it doesn't clutter up this valuable website. ( 1 reviews )
A short-lived variety half-hour sponsored by the Continental Can Company. The program was hosted by John Daly, already a respected radio newsman and later the host of What's My Line? The featured performers were comic Jackie Kelk (famous as Homer Brown on The Aldrich Family), vocalist Margaret Whiting and Ray Bloch's orchestra. Audio Files Sourced: Continental Celebrity Club - Free OTR Shows favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Continental Celebrity Club, OTR:Old Time Radio, Anne Rutherford, Diana Lynn, Linda Darnell, Pat...
Some additional episodes missing from the other large collection of Duffy's Tavern which can be found Here. Audio Files Sourced: Duffy's Tavern - Free OTR Shows favorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Duffy's Tavern, OTR, Old Time Radio
'The Wonder Show' - Jack Haley's second radio program. it has nearly all the same cast as in 'Log Cabin Jamboree', except adding Lucille Ball and Gale Gordon (Their first work together)who replaced Warren Hull. He did the program while he was playing the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz. Topics: Jack Haley, The Wonder Show, Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Comedy
The Classic Vampire Story - Carmilla by J Sheridan Le Fanu Narrated by Louisa Thornton Chapter 9 â The Doctor An excerpt from Chapter 9 of Le Fanuâs novel â "It certainly is very odd; I don't understand it quite. Laura, come here, dear; now attend to Doctor Spielsberg, and recollect yourself." "You mentioned a sensation like that of two needles piercing the skin, somewhere about your neck, on the night when you experienced your first horrible dream. Is there still any... Topics: Carmilla, J Sheridan Le Fanu, Radio Theatre Group, Louisa Thornton, Bruce Downie
Old radio broadcast from the late 1940's or early 1950's captured on a Webster Model 80 wire recorder. These models of wire recorders were manufactured in Chicago around 1947 or 1948. The show was broadcast on WJFL (WJSL?) and "invites you to hear the talents of young professional vocal artists, here in Chicago". Rosemarie Coulder(sp?) was the featured artist with Phyllis Miller accompanying on piano. The program closes with the announcer stating Miss Coulder was "tonight's... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, old radio broadcast, WJFL, WJSL, Starmaker Theater, Johann Strauss, Strauss, Voices...
The Classic Vampire Story - Carmilla by J Sheridan Le Fanu Narrated by Louisa Thornton Chapter 11 â The Story An excerpt from Chapter 11 of Le Fanuâs novel â She was very witty and lively when she pleased, and after a time they had grown very good friends, and the young stranger lowered her mask, displaying a remarkably beautiful face. I had never seen it before, neither had my dear child. But though it was new to us, the features were so engaging, as well as lovely, that it was impossible... Topics: Carmilla, J Sheridan Le Fanu, Radio theatre Group, Louisa Thornton, Bruce Downie
The Classic Vampire Story - Carmilla by J Sheridan Le Fanu Narrated by Louisa Thornton Chapter 14 - The Meeting An excerpt from Chapter 14 of Le Fanuâs novel â Under a narrow, arched doorway, surmounted by one of those demoniacal grotesques in which the cynical and ghastly fancy of old Gothic carving delights, I saw very gladly the beautiful face and figure of Carmilla enter the shadowy chapel. I was just about to rise and speak, and nodded smiling, in answer to her peculiarly engaging smile;... Topics: Carmilla, J Sheridan Le Fanu, Radio Theatre Group, Louisa Thornton, Bruce Downie
The Classic Vampire Story - Carmilla by J Sheridan Le Fanu Narrated by Louisa Thornton Chapter 3 â We Compare Notes An excerpt from Chapter 3 of Le Fanuâs novel â "Did you remark a woman in the carriage, after it was set up again, who did not get out," inquired Mademoiselle, "but only looked from the window?" "No, we had not seen her." Then she described a hideous black woman, with a sort of colored turban on her head, and who was gazing all the time from the... Topics: Carmilla, J Sheridan Le Fanu, Louisa Thornton, Bruce Downie
Third rehearsal for Radio theatre Group's production of The Plot to Overthrow Christmas. Starring John Love, Derek Banner, Calum Murray, Janis Marshall, Tom Brogan and Alasdair Mitchell. Directed by Bruce Downie Topic: Radio Theatre Group
A collection of 10 songs recorded live, as part of the Abbott and Costello radio program. Connie Haines was the singer for the program for the first 2 seasons. Before that time she had been a vocalist for the Tommy Dorsey band. After her stay with Abbott and Costello, she went on to a career as a solo artist and was a popular singer through the 1950's and beyond. These songs were taken from radio programs that are in the public domain. Topics: Connie Haines, Swing, 1940's Music, World War 2 music, Old Time Radio
Peter Lorre stars as a comic actor who loses his temper with an obnoxious colleague and strangles him. He later learns that his reason for doing so might now be irrelevant. Plus a preview of an upcoming show starring Boris Karloff. Topics: Inner Sanctum, Murder, Crime, OTR
(18 Episodes) "Tennessee Jed" Broadcast in the mid-late 1940s, "Tennessee Jed" was a Monday thru Friday, 15 minute per episode, Western Soap Opera; the only sponsor for "Tennessee Jed" was Tip Top Bread. The role of Tennessee Jed Sloan was played by two men, Johnny Thomas and Don MacLaughlin; Sloans co-star was his faithful horse, Smokey. OTR * def gp ddh favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Westerns
The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S. troops began at 5:45 p.m. on July 4, 1943 and included less than five hours... Topics: AFRS, Globe Theater, Mystery Playhouse, Mail Call, One Night Stand, Personal Album, G I Jill, Harry...
The first 15 minutes (1 transcription disc?) of the 8:00 pm segment of Complete Broadcast Day sounds slow. Here it is, resampled with the time chime in-tune again. Original file name: WJSV_390921-COMPLETE_BROADCAST_DAY_PART_15.MP3 Topics: Old Time Radio, Complete Broadcast Day, WJSV